Data Program Manager
Posted by Ian Cook
[NOTE: This is a remote-friendly position!]
Knoema is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. Our tools allow individuals and organizations to discover, visualize, model, and present their data and the world’s data to facilitate better decisions and better outcomes. They are used by more than half a million people worldwide every month.
You have a passion for data and know that it can enable true transformation by empowering a whole organization. You love being the champion for complex projects and are adept at breaking huge tasks into small pieces that make it easy to assign ownership, track progress, and measure success. You thrive in quickly evolving environments and can balance multiple demands. You working as a partner to customer success, product, engineering, and other teams while you create project specifications, document everything, supervise execution, and review processes for opportunities to optimize.
- 3-5 years’ experience working with data-intensive projects and tools data
- 2+ years’ experience managing projects and project teams
- Proven ability to build collaborative relationships, facilitating, challenging, and bringing ideas together to solve problems
- Experience driving prioritization of work to plan a backlog of tasks (akin to, but not necessarily Agile methods)
- Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical audiences
Bonus points for:
- Experience writing any dialect of SQL
- Experience writing code in scripting languages like Python, Scala, etc.
- Direct experience with any of these: data strategy, data quality, data governance, analytics, visualization/reporting
- Experience working at a startup
- Experience working with software development processes and teams
- Willing to work on a team that believes:
- Everything starts with the customer Deliver first, optimize soon
- Small experiments »> large releases
- Debates are a sign of passion, and are never personal
- Ownership is key
- View diversity as a core strength, not just a nice feature
- Embrace a growth mindset to tackle new, interdisciplinary challenges